Hi, I am a home owner in Bridgewater, NJ. My next door neighbor's insurance company filed a law suit against me for her property damage from a winter pipe burst in my house in Jan 2019. My own damage was less than $10k per my condo insurance company, which is the deductible amount.
Your own, or the HOA insurance company should be handling the defense of this case for you as it probably is a damage that is covered by insurance. Many people with a condo do not realize that they need to carry liability insurance to protect them from just this kind of incident. People assume...Read more »
I purchased a 2 family Feb 18th 2020. 60 day notice was given accordingly. We moved on April 1st and found there to be a guy who had been renting a room from the former tenant unbeknownst to us. Called the police but due to covid, we were told that he legally had a right to stay. With two young... Read more »
Essentially I want to find homes, sign offers to purchase, and then sell the interest in those properties to house flippers who will make more money for a fee. Do I need a real estate license in NJ? Should I incorporate? Do I tell my current employer? Thanks for your input!
You really need to have an experienced business and real estate attorney set up the right corporate structure, draft the contracts and handle all legal aspects of your business. Good law firms will enable you to retain their services on an ongoing monthly retainer. Remember, a good lawyer is rarely...Read more »
Hello my name is Astrit. I’ve bought a house back in 2012 and I’ve been paying mortgage since then. I learned that the deed isn’t in my name or the mortgage. The broker that I worked with has his name on the deed and mortgage. He keeps telling me he’s working on putting it on my name but... Read more »
You apparently have not bought anything. Hire an attorney to have a Resulting Trust declared and the Court order the conveyance. But that has nothing to do with the mortgage which you take subject to. Additionally if the seller is an actual licensed broker, and committed fraud, then file a...Read more »
I continue to get statements showing I owe more than $50k to bring the mortgage to date, that the bank assigned a flood policy and hazard policy to the mortgage, resulting in exorbitant fees, and that my property taxes are many quarters overdue. The house was badly damaged in a hurricane (Sandy)... Read more »
First of all, if you were represent by a bankruptcy attorney, you should contact the attorney. Second, there is a big difference between whether a bankruptcy was closed or discharged. If you got a discharge, then that is the end of your financial liability. Third, a property manger is someone who...Read more »
In a brief I took over a pizzeria and restaurant in jersey shore boardwalk, the pizzeria name are also named to about other 4 restaurant in the same boardwalk but with different way, like one is named original....., other name restaurant and pizzeria, other named (...... 4)., mine is name (....... Read more »
Generally speaking, a business does not have to register a trademark in order to have trademark rights. There are common law trademark rights that are acquired by use of the mark. Using a trademark that is confusingly similar may be deemed infringement. However, if your mark was in use before the...Read more »
My father is trying to kick me out of the house because he wants to divorce my mom and bring in another woman. I want to stop him from potentially letting that woman take all of the property before hand.
The short answer is you have no equity rights in your parents home. The longer answer is that this is a fight between your mother and your father over assets, support, etc as part of their divorce. Your father has NO right to kick your mother out of her home and she needs to meet with a divorce...Read more »
My existing lease had a provision where I could move out with 60 days notice. The lease expired 6 months ago with no comment and I have continued living in the house and paying my rent on time. Now my landlord is asking me to sign a new 1-year lease with no provision for moving out with 60 days... Read more »
You can continue to live in the apartment month-to-month, however, the landlord may eventually move for eviction for your failure to sign a new lease. Or you can negotiate with your landlord for that provision.
Use of initial tax authorization notice (a) An Initial Tax Authorization Notice (ME-1) shall be used by all mortgagees, servicing organizations, or property tax processing organizations establishing or maintaining mortgage escrow accounts as the initial authorization by a mortgagor to the tax. You...Read more »
The main signer filed chapter 13 last year. He fell behind now bankruptcy case is voided. He will get wages garnished. My concern is to protect my grandmother. With her living in florida I'm not sure where to start .
I was served a subpoena to give testimony at a deposition. I am a NJ resident but the subpoena was filed in Florida (United States District Court for Southern District of Florida). It's in regard to a timeshare exit company we used. The address of the meeting place for the deposition is... Read more »
No, it does not, that is called a scrivener's error. The doctrine of a "scrivener's error" is the legal principle that a map-drafting or typographical error in a written contract may be corrected by oral evidence if the evidence is clear, convincing, and precise. So it is valid as is.
The better practice would be to have a new deed prepared with you both named as grantors (sellers) and grantees (buyer) using your desired name or relationship. You must also have a deed recording sheet, and a
completed GIT/REP3 form attached. The necessary forms may be obtained on line...Read more »
suing the estate saying liability carries over to the estate. The property was never in the estate as it was sold prior to his death. Can they sue for clean up? I understood the liability for my father stopped when he died. The buyer never did due diligence when buying the lot and cannot claim as... Read more »
You will need to have a real estate attorney review the 2004 sale documents and the documentation regarding the alleged contamination to provide an opinion as to whether the buyer has a claim or not. The real estate attorney can then assist your probate attorney with either paying or negotiating...Read more »
He is trying to get another mortgage in nj and I was wondering since it’s not hitting his credit will being on the deed effect him? And if so is there anything he can do like quitclaim after the fact? Any suggestions thank you
When a foreclosure complaint is filed, any one who either owns a property, or who has a potential equitable interest in the property, will be listed on the foreclosure complaint. A quitclaim deed is not worth the paper it is printed on and will not change anything. What is on his credit report is...Read more »
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